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The Netherlands defeats Germany at Volksparkstadion

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In a thrilling match at Hamburg’s Volksparkstadion Arena, the Netherlands turned the game around against Germany with a 4-2 victory.

After a dark period in which both Germany and the Netherlands needed to go through a reconstruction process, we finally got their best level of performance back.

The Dutch seem slightly better prepared than the Germans, as Joachim Low’s squad is still trying out new players in this brand new process.

However, the locals today proved they are going on the right path to finding their ideal starting eleven for the upcoming UEFA Euro 2020.

Due to the UEFA Nations League activity in which Holland reached the final, they were only playing their third Qualifier inside Group C.

Germany was the rival in line, they played at Hamburg’s Volksparkstadion in front of over 50,000 fans.

Joachim Low was clear on his intentions right after the World Cup, he even told some of the veteran players that he didn’t need them anymore.

The plan behind that was to call new blood to step up and begin their process with the German National Team, the idea is to become as competitive as ever for the upcoming tournaments.

One of the new talents who are at the top of Low’s list is Serge Gnabry, the Bayern Munich forward responded quickly by scoring the first goal of the match.

It was an early solo goal before the 10th-minute mark, this marked the rhythm of the match for nearly an hour.

Manager Ronald Koeman knew that this match would be extremely difficult, but he knew that he had one of the most competitive squads in the world at his disposal.

The Dutch manager proved to both FC Barcelone and Juventus that he knows how to use both Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt on their ideal positions.

Both young stars had outstanding performances against Germany tonight, the Blaugrana midfielder was the one who tied the game after a Ryan Babel assist from the left.

The game only had 30 minutes left on the clock, but we were about to experience some of the best minutes that international football has given us in 2019.

Both squads wanted to win this match, they were extremely balanced on both sides and their goalkeepers were mostly on point.

A few minutes after the Netherlands’ first goal, defender Tah scored an own goal against Germany and gave the Dutch an advantage.

But Toni Kross equalized the game again from the spot after the referee called an unfair penalty when De Ligt committed an unintentional handball.

The European Qualifiers still lack VAR support, which makes things a lot more difficult for the officials.

The game was tied after this decision, the result could go either way at this point.

The Dutch come out on top in the end.

Youngster Donyell Malen came from the bench right before Frenkie de Jong scored the equalizer, he completely revolutionized the game.

He got his reward with ten minutes still left on the clock, he got assisted by Georginio Wijnaldum after a beautiful collective play from the Netherlands’ offensive line.

Despite this third goal, the result was still in the air and Germany was still creating danger.

However, Wijnaldum had the last laugh after receiving an assist from Memphis Depay that gave Holland the victory and three very valuable points.

With this result, Ronald Koeman’s squad still remains on the fight to qualify to the European Championship next year, but they still have a long road ahead of them.

The German’s may have lost the game, but manager Joachim Low must be happy with many of his young players who performed this evening.

If the plan keeps going on this direction, Germany will go back to a decent level of performance that can help them compete for titles in the near future.

We just experienced one of the best games of 2019, anybody who watched it must be grateful.

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